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UPMC Bedford Community Awareness Programs

UPMC Bedford offers a wide range of educational and support programs for the public. For more information, contact our Health Care Information Hotline at 814-623-3513.

Our programs include:

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Babysitting classes
  • Bereavement
  • CPR training
  • Diabetes self-management
  • Diet
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Glaucoma screening
  • Hearing loss
  • Laboratory screening
  • Lupus
  • Lyme disease
  • Prostate cancer
  • Sleep disorders
  • Smoking cessation 

Diabetes Self-Management Program

This series of educational programs is aimed at providing instruction and information that will enable individuals with diabetes to manage their condition independently and confidently. Participants will be required to attend pre- and post-class assessments.

The target audience for the Diabetes Self-Management Program are those newly-diagnosed and those with uncontrolled diabetes. Program topics will cover such issues as:

  • Meal planning
  • Monitoring diabetes
  • Medications
  • Exercise

Pre-registration for the program is required.